Here’s an overview of the eight Washington high school Class 1B girls basketball regional playoff games taking place Friday and Saturday at sites around the state:
WINNER-TO-THURSDAY, LOSER-TO-WEDNESDAY GAMES
No. 1 Pomeroy (20-1) vs. No. 8 Wellpinit (16-6)
Saturday, 2 p.m., Richland Lake High School
No. 2 Inchelium (21-2) vs. No. 7 Curlew (19-6)
Saturday, 8 p.m., West Valley High School, Spokane
No. 3 Oakesdale (16-6) vs. No. 6 Yakama Tribal (17-6)
Saturday, 2 p.m., West Valley High School, Spokane
No. 4 Neah Bay (17-5) vs. No. 5 Mount Vernon Christian (20-5)
Saturday, noon, Mount Tahoma High School, Tacoma
WINNER-TO-WEDNESDAY, LOSER-OUT GAMES
No. 9 Clallam Bay (17-6) vs. No. 16 Riverside Christian (11-10)
Friday, 6 p.m., Mount Tahoma High School, Tacoma
No. 10 Muckleshoot Tribal (19-7) vs. No. 15 Naselle (11-9)
Friday, 6 p.m., Auburn Mountainview High School
No. 11 Lummi Nation (16-9) vs. No. 14 Columbia Adventist (11-11)
Saturday, 8 p.m., Mount Vernon High School
No. 12 Moses Lake Christian (15-6) vs. No. 13 Taholah (15-7)
Saturday, 6 p.m., Moses Lake High School
5 PLAYERS TO WATCH
G Rylee Desautel, Inchelium, sr.
C Maddy Dixon, Pomeroy, sr.
F Ruth Moss, Neah Bay, jr.
C Mia Pakootas, Inchelium, sr.
G Emma Severs, Pomeroy, jr.
MATCHUP WE’RE MOST INTRIGUED BY
Neah Bay vs. Mount Vernon Christian: Don't look now, but the streaky and scary Red Devils are hitting their stride at the right time with 11 consecutive wins. They throttled their top District 4 rival - Mount Vernon Christian - in last weekend's tri-district championship game, 73-31. Neah Bay lives and dies by the 3-pointer (nearly 23 attempts per game), led by guards Laila and Allie Greene.
Pomeroy 55, Wellpinit 44
Curlew 59, Inchelium 58
Yakama Tribal 61, Oakesdale 52
Neah Bay 66, Mount Vernon Christian 41
Clallam Bay 52, Riverside Christian 49
Muckleshoot Tribal 44, Naselle 37
Lummi Nation 39, Columbia Adventist 32
Moses Lake Christian 51, Taholah 35
$12 for adults, $9 for students and senior citizens.